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Reading from and writing to a file without passing around filename

I was looking for a way to write to and then read from a file in different parts of my code, without passing the filename around and without consumers needing to know it was coming from a file. I ...
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Most efficient way to remove specific items from a slice

Given a slice of unknown length (potentially very small or very large), and another slice containing (unique) integers indicating indices to be removed from that slice, the most straight forward way ...
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Binary heap implementation in Golang

I have implemented a binary heap in Go to get familiar with the language. GitHub ...
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Golang async but sequential enqueue with buffered channel

The objective of this program is to call enqueue sequentially with multiple URLs, and never block, fetching the URLs asynchronously, but on the order they were entered. In other words: keep calling ...
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Remove element slice of struct pointers

I have an application with a recent addition that requires the removal of a struct pointer from a slice that is itself an element of another struct. A summary of the usage. I am wondering if this is ...
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Implementation of the closest pair algorithm

I just started learning Go. To start playing with it, I've implemented the fast power algorithm: Here is the pseudo-code I used (source): ...
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Return results from goroutines

I have two goroutines that each need to return their results to the main function. These results are of different types. I have implemented a solution that uses a structure that holds these results. ...
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ttyname() implemented in Go

I'm rewriting GNU's coreutils in Go in order to learn Go better. I've implemented ttyname(3), and I'm looking for a general critique. I can't think of anything in particular I think I did poorly on. ...
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Walking and comparing contents of binary trees

I've written a solution for http://tour.golang.org/concurrency/8, which asks for a Walk() function to traverse a randomly generated binary tree, and a ...
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Golang concurrent HTTP request

I wanted to test the performance of concurrent http request in Go against node.js: ...
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Fast power in Go

I just started learning Go. To start playing with it, I've implemented the fast power algorithm: Any suggestions or criticisms regarding the coding style? ...
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Basic Binary Tree in Go

As an exercise I have written a basic binary tree implementation in Go. Tree struct: ...
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Is this minimal Go cookie authentication system safe?

I'm working on a login system in Go (Golang). Previously, I was using Gorilla Sessions for this, but I wanted to see if I could reinvent the wheel and make it simpler. Also, I don't need to store ...
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Filesystem-dependant unit-testing in go

I recently rewrote a piece of software to practice unit-testing. I decided to constrain myself and do dependency-free code, so I can do better and easier tests. I came to the following solution while ...
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Convert int64 to custom base64 number string

I want to convert int64 to custom base 64 number string, with this specification: ...
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Number database using binary trees

I recently got interested in Go and wrote a database server which uses a binary tree for data storage for fun. As I have no prior experience in Go, I'd like to gather a bit feedback on my code and ...
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Parsing CSVs for bulk database insertions

I'm writing this as (eventually) part of a larger program. This will serve as the bulk data insertion from .csv files we parse. I'm primarily looking for parts that are breaking Go's formatting, ...
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Go Go Gadget Web Crawler

In A Tour of Go, you are given the following problem: In this exercise you'll use Go's concurrency features to parallelize a web crawler. Modify the ...
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Is this web service synchronized correctly?

I'm new to both concurrency programming and Go. I've written a small server side script that gets the title and ratings of a book for a given ISBN. I've to optimise performance by using a cache and ...
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Unmarshaling dynamic JSON

I have JSON object response returned from the server which is similar to this one: ...
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Command line flags & sorting algorithms

I've made my first-ever program in Go, which sorts a given input of integers. There are 2 options: The list of unsorted integers and the algorithm to use. Since it's my first go project I'm a bit ...
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Merge sort in Golang

I am just starting out with golang. I implemented the merge sort algorithm just to practice. Any suggestions or criticisms regarding the coding style? ...
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Subnetting calculator in Go

Whenever I try to learn a new language, I write a subnetting calculator. Here's my attempt with Go. In particular, I think I'm not writing idiomatic Go, as well as abusing ...
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Daisychain channels

I watch the presentation about concurrent programming presented by Rob Pike and I saw the daisychain example. I tried to rewrite this code to make it more readable. Everything went well, but I am ...
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Golang HTTP status checker

I'm writing my first somewhat production ready (or not) Go program and could do with some feedback from someone more experienced with go. The code reads a list of URLs from a JSON file and then makes ...
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Graph (adjacency list) for BFS and DFS in Golang

I am trying to implement a Graph data structure in Golang and choose to use adjacency list representation. When starting to implement adjacency list, I have an idea ...
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Channels vs. “for loop” prime number generator

I've found a question on SO (here), which is a prime number generator that uses channels. First of all, I had some trouble to find out how this code works, but later on, I saw the fun of it. Then, all ...
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Reading OS X file tags

I'm investigating Go for use in our internal network / office project management system, and need a way to check and edit the color tags that you can set in Finder on files or folders (extended ...
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Equivalent binary trees (structure & values)

I am following the Golang tour and I have been asked to build a couple of functions to manipulate binary trees. My code runs as expected, but I would like to know if I could further improve my code. ...
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Go string formatting

I'm very new to Go, and am trying to get some experience by re-writing some of my Python code in Go. Below is a function that takes an IP address (ipv4) in integer form and returns the string ...
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Is my spin-lock implementation correct?

I'm working on a project where a spinlock is more appropriate than a mutex, and after few tries I came up with: ...
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in_array() in Go

This function's objective is very simple. It takes array and checks if val is a value inside of this array. It returns whether ...
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Deferred log file close

My code works in that it compiles, and when executed writes out a log file using a buffered writer. But I wonder whether: I am correct in assuming that this actually winds up deferring a ...
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Securely shuffling an array with 75 numbers in Go

I have a SHA512 hex string consisting of my random input and that of the user. Since rand.Seed only accepts a int64 I can never ...
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Is this a good way of managing parallel go routines when I care about ordering of results?

I have a process with a number of stages that need to be completed in sequence. Each stage is largely parallelisable, involving looping over a large data structure and processing each item ...
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File-based Equation Evaluation in Go

My program 'Monkey', written in Go, can take a file like this: + 9 13 / 10 2 And prints the output (in the case for the 'file' above, '22' and '5'.) Variables ...
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Implementation of merge sort and bubble sort

I'm new to Go and looking for a review of my merge sort and bubble sort implementations. What can be done better? Can my code be cleaner/clearer? ...
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Two-dimensional array allocation in Go

I am creating a two-dimensional array, which I am going to process later in ways similar to image MinFilter, procedural labyrinth generation, etc. -- implying using coordinates and neighbors. Here ...
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Concurrent download in Go

I wrote a program for downloading files in concurrent / parallel (GOMAXPROCS > 1) manner. This is my 2nd (non-toy) program written in Go. Please point out areas for improvement: ...
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Most intuitive way to register “commands” in an extensible IRC bot in Go

I'm writing an IRC bot as a toy project, and one of the goals is to be easy and straight-forward to implement and register new commands. As I'm new to Go, I don't know which would be the "Go way" for ...
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Number formatting

As part of a simple (naive) internationalization attempt in Go, I am trying to come up with a number formatting routine with customizable decimal and thousands separator. Is this approach alright? ...
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Does this go raytracing program follow best practices, and typical project layout?

I'm working through learning Go, so as an exercise, I'm writing a simple raytracer. I'd like general feedback on the code style & architecture. Specific areas of concern: Is the project layout ...
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Four algorithms to find the Nth Fibonacci number

I'm implementing some basic algorithms in Go as an introductory exercise. Here are four different algorithms to find the Nth Fibonacci number. I'm looking for general feedback, but I'm specially ...
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Parsing an infix notation expression and converting to reverse polish notation

I'm pretty new to Go, and I do not know the best or idiomatic ways to do most of the stuff, so I'd appreciate feedback on how to make my code better, faster or more idiomatic. My program is a set of ...
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Wrote a package in Go. What did I do wrong? What did I do right?

I wrote a Player package in Go. It builds correctly, but I would love a review on what I did and did not do "the Go way". I'm new to coding in the language, although I've gotten about halfway through ...
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Make logparser faster

I'm learning go. I wrote a simple logparser for SLF4J in Python some time ago and tried to port it to go as an exercise. The algorithm is identical, but the go-solution isn't quite as fast (the Python ...
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Iterative DFS algorithm

I've written an iterative version for DFS. For a quick overview of the benchmark results for a complete graph: So it looks like it behaves within the boundaries of the theoretical complexity. ...
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Queue with “unlimited” buffer in Go

This is small piece of bigger puzzle, but usable by its own. It an attempt to have a nonblocking queue with "unlimited" (besides memory size) buffer length. Got unit-tests 100% statement coverage, it ...
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Shuffling an array of cards

I have a deck of flashcards that I want to shuffle. Here's the method I'm using to shuffle them: ...
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Am I writing good Go here? Python functions converted to Go

I originally asked this question on StackOverflow. Reproduced here by recommendation. I've got a number of Python scripts that I'm considering converting to Go. I'm seeking confirmation that I'm ...